Win a Trip for 2 to Hawaii Contest Rules

CONTEST PERIOD. Hilo Hattie’s Win a Trip For 2 To Hawaii Contest beings on March 1, 2016 and ends on 11:59pm Hawaii Standard Time (HST) June 30, 2016. The winner of the Contest will be announced through all of our social media channels and website on July 1, 2016 at 12:00pm HST

ELIGIBILITY. The Contest is open to legal residents of the United States who are at least 18 years of age except for employees, representatives and agents of Pomare Ltd. dba Hilo Hattie, its affiliates, their respective marketing agency and the household members (whether or not related) and/or immediate family members (defined as husband, wife, spouse, mother, father, brother, sister, son and/or daughter, whether or not they reside in the same household) of any of the above are not eligible to enter the Contest. The participant is the individual in whose name the Contest has been established, as determined by the Contest Sponsor

HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. There are two methods of entering sweepstakes governed by these rules: You may enter by using the text messaging feature on your cellular phone to send a text message to 66866 with “HILOHATTIE” in the body of the message. All entrants must have a text messaging two-way capable handset and digital service in order to enter the Sweepstakes using the text messaging method. Entrants will be sent a text message response requesting their e-mail address. Once received, Entrant will then be directed to confirm their subscription to Hilo’s e-mail list. Once confirmed, Entrant will be entered into the Sweepstakes. Text-Message entries may be subject to fees under the terms of the entrant’s cell-phone/text messaging subscription plan (contact your carrier for pricing plans and details). Text messaging and wireless service are not available in all areas. If any dispute arises as to identity of any entrant, an entrant shall be considered the authorized account holder by the cellular provider. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned a number by the cellular provider or as shown on the cellular provider’s records or the natural person authorized to use the number by an entity that is shown on cellular provider’s records for that number. Only entries to the designated number and containing the correct keyword shall be eligible. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any text message entry at any time which in Sponsor’s opinion does not comply with these Official Rules.

The alternative to entry by text message is to enter while visiting one of our Hilo Hattie stores in Hawaii and subscribing to the newsletter. Ask our store manager or a sales associate for assistance. You must provide all information requested by our store manager or sales associate to enter to win. You must also have a valid e-mail account in order for your entry to be eligible. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the holder of the e-mail account will be deemed the person who submitted the entry. Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsors and will not be returned or acknowledged. Limit one entry per person/e-mail address. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified. Sponsors are not responsible for entries that are lost, late, misaddressed or misdirected due to technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable internet connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or networks transmissions, inability to access the website or online service, or any other technical error or malfunction.

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES: By participating in the Contest, you fully and unconditionally agree to and accept the Official Contest Rules and the decisions of Contest Sponsor and its Contest administrators and judges, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.


There is one (1) Grand Prize available to be won consisting of:

Round Trip Airfare for Two to Honolulu, Hawaii

The total value of the prize may not be redeemed for cash, blackout periods may apply to utilize full value of the price. Qualifying flights must originate in the U.S.A. The winner will be responsible for all international transfers.

Grand Prize is subject to certain restrictions:

Grand Prize is valid for departure travel between July 1, 2016 – July 1, 2017, except for the blackout period From December 15 to January 3, Spring Break and Thanks Giving as defined by the airlines. Confirmed winner is responsible for being on time and being at their designated Airports per the airline policy.

Selected entrant must be able to travel and attend on dates indicated above to be eligible. Winner and his/her traveling companion must originate at the same airport and travel on the same itinerary for both the outbound and inbound flights. Air travel to Honolulu will be on a flight from the major commercial airport in the United States closest to the winner’s city of residence as determined by the Contest Sponsor in its sole discretion. The reservation is subject to availability of the flight carrier at the time of reservation.

The Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion are responsible for all expenses other than those included in the Grand Prize described above. Any costs or expenses, including hotel, food and beverages, insurance, transportation costs, transfers, gas, tips, taxes, fees, merchandise, souvenirs and incidentals not specifically identified in these Official Contest Rules as part of the Grand Prize are the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion. Winner and his/her traveling companion are responsible for transportation to and from the airport of departure and arrival, as determined by the Contest Sponsor in its sole discretion.

Grand Prize offered must be accepted as offered and is not exchangeable, refundable, transferable or convertible into cash, credit or alternative prizes, except in Contest Sponsors sole discretion. Grand Prize cannot be sold and in the event that it is sold, the Grand Prize will be void. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Grand Prize with a prize of equal or greater value, including cash. No compensation will be provided if a confirmed winner fails to claim the Grand Prize as awarded. In case of cancellation, for any given reason, the Grand Prize will be forfeited. Other restrictions may apply.

Winner and his/her traveling companion are responsible for arranging and obtaining, at their own expense, all documentation necessary for the trip as required by the authorities concerned, including, but not limited to, visas, passports, vaccinations and certificates. These shall be obtained before departure. The winner and his/her travel companion shall respect the contest validity dates, if this proves necessary, and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the flight carrier. No changes to travel dates or passenger names are permitted once a booking has been confirmed. No extension of stay is permitted.

It is strongly recommended that travel insurance be purchased by the winner and his/her traveling companion at time of reservation as a measure of added protection.

Neither flight carrier nor Contest Sponsor shall assume any responsibility of any nature whatsoever for any delay, postponement, suspension, rescheduling or cancellation of the Grand Prize or any portion of the Grand Prize, for any reasons whatsoever including, but not limited to, weather conditions, equipment breakdown or failure, of any flight(s), event(s), attraction(s) or accommodation(s) and winner and his/her traveling companion are not entitled to be compensated in the event of such delay, cancellation or other event described herein.

A random drawing for the Grand Prize will be held on July 1, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. HST, from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period by Contest Sponsor and will be final and binding. The Contest Sponsor or its representatives will make reasonable attempts to contact the selected entrant either by email or telephone within two weeks of the draw date.

ODDS: GRAND PRIZE: The odds of being selected to win the Grand Prize will depend upon the total number of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period.

GENERAL. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to use any winner’s name, city/province or territory of residence, likeness, photograph, voice and statements without further compensation, in connection with any advertising and publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Contest Sponsor in relation to the Contest, in any media throughout the world in perpetuity, including posting winners name on the Contest website or in other advertising.

The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, or lost or unavailable network connections or garbled or deleted computer network transmissions, or failed, incomplete, garbled, misdirected or lost entries or inaccurate capture of entry information or inaccurate posting of number of entries an entrant may have, even if it limits the ability to participate in the Contest. Any entry that occurs after a system failure is deemed a defective entry and is void and will not be honored. The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any injury or damage to persons or property arising from the Contest or any prize, or which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from accessing or transmitting any material from the Contest Website regardless of whether the material was prepared by the Contest Sponsor or a third party or is connected to the website by hyperlink. Any entry which is in violation of these Official Contest Rules or received after the end of the Contest Period is void. All entries and prize claims are subject to verification by Contest Sponsor and will be void if not obtained through legitimate channels, or if not original, or if obtained other than in compliance with these Official Contest Rules. The Contest Sponsor will not accept screen shots or other evidence of winning in lieu of its verification process. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt. All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned.

The Contest Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Contest Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Contest Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Contest Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

The Contest is subject to all applicable laws.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By entering the Contest, entrant accepts and agrees to these Official Contest Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final in all matters. By accepting a Prize, winner agrees to hold Promotion Parties, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and/or related companies and each of their directors, officers, employees, suppliers, agents, sponsors, administrators, licensees, representatives, advertising, media buying and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) harmless from and against any and all claims and liability arising out of acceptance, possession use or misuse of Prize or participation in the Contest. Releasees are not responsible for lost or late Entries, administration of the Contest, or announcement of a Prize, or for technical, hardware, or software malfunctions, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, or delayed electronic communications whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries in this Contest, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of the Contest as contemplated by these Official Contest Rules. If, in the Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering with any portion of the Contest, or if technical difficulties or any other factor including accident, printing, administrative, or any error of any kind compromises the integrity, administration, or conduct of the Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right, in respect to modify, cancel, or suspend this Contest without prior notice or obligation. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Contest Website or any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made. The Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify a person if he/she enters the Contest or tries to do so by any means contrary to these Official Contest Rules or which would be unfair to other entrants or where Contest Entries are generated by any mechanical or automated means. Entry materials that have been tampered with, reproduced, falsified, or altered are void.

In the event a dispute arises as to the identity of a selected entrant, Entries received shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address from which the entrant submitted on the Entry Form. For the purpose of this Contest, “authorized account holder” of an e-mail address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Each selected entrant may be required to provide the Sponsor with proof that the selected entrant is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning Entry.

Currency is in USD dollars unless otherwise stipulated. Prizes must be accepted “as is” and may not be exchanged for an amount of money, bartered, sold, raffled, substituted, or transferred, and is non-refundable. In the event the a stated Prize is unavailable due to reasons beyond the control of Sponsor, a prize of equivalent nature and value will be available to be won, or Sponsor, in its sole option, may award the winner the equivalent monetary value in lieu of Prize. Prizes will be awarded only to confirmed winners.

In no event shall Sponsor be held to award more prizes than what is mentioned in these Official Contest Rules or to award prizes otherwise than in compliance with these Official Contest Rules.

DISCREPANCIES: In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the Official Contest Rules and/or any other Contest-related material; including, but not limited to advertising, the Official Contest Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: Acceptance of a Prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor, and their agencies to use winners’ names, cities and provinces/state of residence and likenesses and the winners’ to submit a photo for purposes of advertising and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without further compensation, notification, or permission, unless prohibited by law.

All information requested by and supplied by each entrant must be truthful, accurate, and in no way misleading. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant from the Contest in its discretion, should the entrant at any stage supply untruthful, inaccurate, or misleading details and/or information or should the entrant be ineligible for the Contest pursuant to these Official Contest Rules.

LEGAL: These are the Official Contest Rules. The Contest is subject to applicable federal, state and municipal laws. The Official Contest Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, state and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsor. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Official Contest Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrant and the Sponsor in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Hawaii, USA , including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws.

SOCIAL MEDIA: This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or any other social media outlet. By entering, you completely release these outlets from all liability in connection with this Contest. You are providing your information to the Sponsor and Sponsor only. Any questions or concerns regarding the Contest should be directed to Sponsor.

PRIVACY: Sponsor respects entrants’ right to privacy. Entrants’ names, addresses and e-mail addresses are gathered for the purpose of administering this Contest and conducting publicity about this Contest. We keep this data private and will only use this data to contact you with promotions and or newsletters. By entering the Contest, entrants consent to Sponsor’s collection, use, and disclosure of their personal information collected for these purposes.